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  • Ted Hershey Dance And Music Festival Slated For Charter Oak

    Ted Hershey Dance And Music Festival Slated For Charter Oak
    The 16th Annual Ted Hershey Dance & Music Marathon Concert will be held Saturday, April 12, 7 p.m.,  at the Charter Oak Cultural Center in  Hartford. The annual event features dance companies, choreographers and schoolfropm around the state. This...
  • Jazz In Connecticut -- The Early Years

    Jazz In Connecticut -- The Early Years
    With fabled clubs in the North End rocking with the sound of jazz, classic big bands and big-name instrumentalists and singers routinely blowing-off the roof at Foot Guard Hall on High Street, or shaking the foundations of the State Theater on Village...
  • Connecticut's Musical Heroes -- Natives And Adoptees

    Are we a musical state? We are indeed. But our performances and organizations tell only part of the story. In some ways, the vitality and range of Connecticut's musical history is best indicated by the large and ever-lengthening roster of notable music...
  • Connecticut's Musical Roots Began With Voices, Instruments Weren't Allowed

    Connecticut's Musical Roots Began With Voices, Instruments Weren't Allowed
    Are we inherently a musical state? At the very least, we seem to have always been a state that likes to sing. During the Colonial and Revolutionary days, we did most of our singing in church. And we took our church singing very seriously....
  • West Hartford's Javier Colon A Contender On 'The Voice'

    West Hartford's Javier Colon A Contender On 'The Voice'
    Reality-show vocal competitions are thought to be designed for newcomers just starting their careers. For West Hartford's Javier Colon, who wowed the judges on NBC's "The Voice" last week, it was a return to the arena for someone whose first job out of...
  • Darko Tresnjak Finds A Home At Hartford Stage

    Darko Tresnjak Finds A Home At Hartford Stage
    Darko Tresnjak wanted to direct as far back as he can remember. When the newly-named artistic director of Hartford Stage was a 7-year-old boy in Belgrade, Yugoslavia, he was inspired by the opening-day ceremonies of the 1972 Olympics to organize his...
  • Edward Cumming Named To Hartt School Post

    Edward Cumming Named To Hartt School Post
    Edward Cumming, outgoing music director of the Hartford Symphony Orchestra, is sticking around town. Cumming is the new associate professor of conducting and director of orchestral activities at The Hartt School at the University of Hartford. During...
  • Sara Topham, Ben Cole Added To "Tempest" Cast at Hartford Stage

    Sara Topham, Ben Cole Added To "Tempest" Cast at Hartford Stage
    Sara Topham, who recently Gwendlyn in Broadway’s “The Importance of Being Earnest” with Brian Bedford, plays Miranda in the upcoming Hartford Stage production of “The Tempest.” She acted for 12 seasons at Stratford (Canada)...
  • Rita Moreno Gives Students in "West Side Story" a Ring

    Rita Moreno Gives Students in "West Side Story" a Ring
    The phone rang Monday night to a group of more than 65 high school students who were rehearsing "West Side Story" at Simsbury High School -- and it was  Rita Moreno calling.e Technical problems trying to connect on Facetime with an IPad 2 caused problems...
  • Malcolm Morrison To Direct "Hamlet" at Hartt

    Malcolm Morrison To Direct "Hamlet" at Hartt
    And what did you do your final year at college? Oh, I played “Hamlet”. That’s what Mark Ford can say when he takes on the role of William Shakespeare’s “Hamlet” at The Hartt School Thursday through Sunday in the Kent...
  • New Musical "Time After Time" Being Developed At Hartt

    New Musical "Time After Time" Being Developed At Hartt
    Kevin Gray, the Broadway actor-turned-educator, will direct The Hartt School production of the musical “Time After Time,” March 8 to 11 at Millard Auditorium, 200 Bloomfield Ave at the University of Hartford in West Hartford. The musical is...